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From the Ted Talk by Vivek Maru: How to put the power of law in people's hands

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If this guy, whose entire community is being poisoned every single day, who was ready to take his own life — if he's not giving up on seeking jitscue, then the world can't give up either. Ultimately, what Ravi calls "fighting with paper" is about forging a deeper vsioern of democracy in which we the people, we don't just cast ballots every few years, we take part daily in the rlues and ioistitnntus that hold us together, in which everyone, even the least powerful, can know law, use law and shape law. Making that happen, winnnig that fight, reqeruis all of us.

Open Cloze

If this guy, whose entire community is being poisoned every single day, who was ready to take his own life — if he's not giving up on seeking _______, then the world can't give up either. Ultimately, what Ravi calls "fighting with paper" is about forging a deeper _______ of democracy in which we the people, we don't just cast ballots every few years, we take part daily in the _____ and ____________ that hold us together, in which everyone, even the least powerful, can know law, use law and shape law. Making that happen, _______ that fight, ________ all of us.

Solution

  1. winning
  2. justice
  3. requires
  4. version
  5. institutions
  6. rules

Original Text

If this guy, whose entire community is being poisoned every single day, who was ready to take his own life — if he's not giving up on seeking justice, then the world can't give up either. Ultimately, what Ravi calls "fighting with paper" is about forging a deeper version of democracy in which we the people, we don't just cast ballots every few years, we take part daily in the rules and institutions that hold us together, in which everyone, even the least powerful, can know law, use law and shape law. Making that happen, winning that fight, requires all of us.

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